rabattre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From re- + abattre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rabattre

  1. to make something lower:
  2. to close, shut (down)
  3. to fold over (covers, curtains etc.)
  4. to turn down (a collar)
  5. to pull down (a skirt)
  6. to reduce, deduct, diminish
  7. to cut back (a plant, tree)
  8. (reflexive) to cut in
  9. (reflexive) to fall back on (+ sur)
  10. (reflexive) to (swing) shut

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb is conjugated like battre. That means it is conjugated like vendre, perdre, etc. (sometimes called the regular -re verbs), except that instead of *rabatt and *rabatts, it has the forms rabat and rabats. This is strictly a spelling change; pronunciation-wise, the verb is conjugated exactly like vendre.

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